Snacks & Candy

Snacks and candy category news for the convenience store retail industry.
new starburst

Annual forecast predicts high-tech and high-speed factors to increase the speed of new-product introductions




Brand demonstrates goodwill, brand building with new video campaign

NEW YORK -- Kind Healthy Snacks is making good on its name, generating goodwill while hoping to achieve greater brand equity and increased market share. On a mission “to make the world a little kinder one snack and one act at a time,” the New York-based healthy-snack-bar company launched a video...

Better-for-you snack company picks newest channel partner

EMERYVILLE, Calif. -- Clif Bar & Co. has appointed Crossmark Inc. as its newest broker for the convenience channel in the United States. “Crossmark brings a deep understanding of insights and analytics, which is becoming more important in today’s competitive marketplace,” said Karin Thrift,...

Combined portfolio will be a bigger draw for consumers who are increasingly seeking better-for-you snacks
hersheys chocolate
Two deals consolidate the snack and candy industries
Acquisition should broaden Hershey's portfolio of healthy and innovative savory snack brands.
c-store snacks

How a busy year of consolidation is affecting the c-store snack and candy set

Some unique tactics to boost movement in the confectionary set

Which subcategories are outpacing the rest?
Mars HQ
Partnership expands Mars' reach in the growing healthy snacks category.